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Bob Claxton

Mr. James Robert "Bob" Claxton, Sr., age 75 of McDonough, died Thursday, April 14, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Barbara Claxton, McDonough; sons and daughter-in-law, Jim and Dee Dee Claxton, McDonough, Michael Claxton, Searcy, AR; daughter, Beth Claxton, McDonough; grandchildren, Lacey Claxton, Kayla Claxton, Jimmy Claxton, Samuel Daniels, all of McDonough; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Floyd Garner, Woodstock. A loving husband, father, and a gentle Christian servant, Bob Claxton loved his family and the Lord. He was active in four different Atlanta area congregations of the Church of Christ - Kirkwood, Hillcrest, Conyers, and Lithonia ...

April 14, 2011 | | OBITS


John Whatley

Mr. John W. (Billy) Whatley, Sr., age 82 of Jackson, GA died Monday, April 11, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Whatley, Jackson, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Barbara Thomas, Jackson, GA, Bill and Leigh Whatley, Jr., Snellville; daughter, Junie Wheeler, Conyers; grandchildren, Shannon and Michael Powell, Casey and Britni Wheeler, Blake Thomas, Rhett Whatley, Lance Whatley, Lindsey Whatley, Cari Wheeler; great-grandchildren, Axl and Calli June; brothers, Nash Whatley, Fleming Whatley; sister, June Whatley McEwen. Mr. Whatley was a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II and the Korean War. He was retired ...

April 12, 2011 | | OBITS


Carolyn Sutton

Carolyn Sutton, age 80 of Conyers, died Friday, April 8, 2011. She was loved and adored by her family and friends. Mrs. Sutton was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Lin Sutton and her daughter, Dena Dallas Sutton. Mrs. Sutton is survived by daughter, Vicki & Bob Nichols, Conyers; son, Steve & Lorie Sutton, Conyers; grandchildren, Stephanie Daino, Leah Davis, Lindsey Sutton & Ryan Sutton; great-grandchildren, Christian & Jameson; sisters-in-law, Latrelle & Lou Smith, Dot Houston, Betty Pickard; her beloved dog, Buckey & many relatives and friends. Mrs. Sutton was a member of Crosspoint Christian Church, Discover Class and a former member of ...

April 11, 2011 | | OBITS


Don Fisher

Don L. "Coach" Fisher, age 80 of Conyers, died Friday, April 8, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jerry A. Fisher, Conyers; daughters & sons-in-law, Karen & Joe Mitchell, Conyers, Sherry & Davey Hutchison, Suches; five grandchildren, Joedy & Amy Mitchell, Kasey & Courtni Mitchell, Kylie & Chris Hightower, Matt & Trahlita Bryant, & Cody Hutchison; six great-grandchildren and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Gean Orwig. Mr. Fisher was a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, retired from the USPS in Decatur with 27 years of service, president of the Decatur Letter Carriers Union and a ...

April 11, 2011 | | OBITS


Andy Lowry

Mr. George A. (Andy) Lowry, age 53 of Conyers, died Thursday, April 7, 2011. He was a devoted family man and friend to many. He is survived by his wife, Jean Lowry, Conyers; daughters, Emily Lowry, Birmingham, AL, Hayden Lowry, Conyers; stepdaughter, Jeanna Dickerson, Conyers; stepson, Robert Dickerson, Conyers; sister, Valerie Harp, Covington; brother, Mike Carter, Conyers, Mike Lowry, Covington; grandson, Drew Eaves; uncle, Jimmy Mote, Conyers; nieces and nephews. Mr. Lowry was employed by Walker Concrete and was a local carpenter and handyman for many years. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 4 p.m ...

April 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Clifford Fuller

Mr. Clifford Fuller, age 70 of Conyers, died Thursday, April 7, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Fuller, Conyers; son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Kim Fuller, Covington; stepson and daughter-in-law, Daren and Nicole Wallace, Conyers; mother, Lois B. Fuller, Monroe, brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Edith Fuller, Monroe; grandchildren, Sydney Fuller, Covington, Daren Wallace, Jr., Crystal Wallace; great-granddaughter, Natalie Wallace; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Fuller retired from General Motors. A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jimmy Lee officiating; interment will follow at Eastview Cemetery. Family will receive ...

April 08, 2011 | | OBITS


John Shirreffs

John Frank Shirreffs was born in Elberton, Georgia on October 26, 1924. He passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at age 86.

April 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Barbara Mitchum

Ms. Barbara Mitchum, age 68 of Conyers, died Tuesday, March 1, 2011. She is survived by her sisters and brother-in-law, Glenda Kilpatrick, Madelene Kilpatrick, Nadine and Bruce Hopkins, all of Conyers; several nieces and nephews. A graveside memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at Melwood Cemetery, 5170 E. Ponce De Leon Avenue, Stone Mountain, GA with Rev. Howard Greer officiating. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

April 07, 2011 | | OBITS


Jess Parker

Mr. Jess Parker, age 43 of Covington, a devoted husband and father, died Monday, April 4, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Sonya Trexler Parker, Covington; son, Andrew Parker, Covington; mother, Sheila Ingram Parker, Covington; father, John Andrew Parker, Conyers; grandmother, Ruth Wade Parker, Conyers; brothers, Andy Parker, Chuck Parker, James Parker; mother-in-law, Edna B. Tanner; father-in-law, Buddy Trexler; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mr. Parker was a member of Sewell United Methodist Church. He graduated from Redan High School and Georgia Tech University. He worked as a project manager with Haver Filling Systems for 20 years. Jess ...

April 06, 2011 | | OBITS


Leon Norton

Mr. Leon Norton, age 90 of Conyers, died Monday, April 4, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Norton. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Nancy Norton, N. Augusta, SC, Toney and Lynda Norton, Conyers; grandchildren, Melanie Cochran, N. Augusta, SC, Jeff Norton, Atlanta, Simon Norton, Conyers; great-grandchildren, Colby and Katelyn Cochran, N. Augusta, SC; numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Norton was a member of First Baptist Church of Conyers. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and a retired salesman with Lou Sobh Automotive. Funeral services will be held Thursday ...

April 05, 2011 | | OBITS


Raymond "Lon" Moody

Mr. Raymond "Lon" Moody, Sr., age 90 of Conyers, died Friday, April 1, 2011. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deanna McCall. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Gladys Moody, Conyers; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Lisa Moody, Conyers, Raymond and Jackie Moody, Jr., Lagrange; son-in-law, Carl McCall, Cumming; grandchildren, Leon Moody, Mark Moody, John McCall, Amy Mitchell, Sarah Bostick, Katy Larimore, Rebekah Moody; 13 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Bea Evins; nephew, Jerry Buckner. Mr. Moody was a member of Zion Baptist Church and served in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific ...

April 01, 2011 | | OBITS


Cecil Parker

Mr. Cecil James Parker, age 83 of Conyers, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. He was born on July 5, 1927 in Perry, FL. Mr. Parker resided in Conyers for 40 years as a loving husband, father, and PaPa. He retired from Genuine Parts/NAPA after 35 years of service. He served as a member of the United States Army during World War II. Cecil was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Eva Mae Parker, Conyers, GA; his daughter, Darla and Ron Longval, Livingston, TX; his ...

March 30, 2011 | | OBITS


Nellie Whitfield

Mrs. Nellie Watson Whitfield, age 82 of Conyers, died Monday, March 28, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Whitfield, Jr. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Sam Harber, Conyers; sons, Toney Whitfield, Sarasota, FL, Jeff Whitfield, Oxford; grandchildren, Terri and Dave Gerber, Michael and Katy Harber, Matthew Harber, Jason Whitfield, Molly Whitfield, Clay Whitfield; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Staples, Stockbridge; numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Whitfield enjoyed cooking, fishing, gardening, playing Bingo and Solitaire. She also enjoyed watching NASCAR and the Atlanta Braves. Mrs. Whitfield worked as a cook at Betty's ...

March 29, 2011 | | OBITS


Jack Aaron

Mr. Jack Phillip Aaron, Sr., age 99 of Mexico Beach, FL, formerly of Forest Park, GA, died Wednesday, March 23, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Aaron. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Cecilia and Tom Herren, Perry; son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Karen Aaron, Newnan; brother, Richard Aaron, St. Petersburg, FL; grandchildren, Lee, Keith, Patricia, Wade, Lisa, and Phil; 13 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Aaron retired from Delta Airlines after 35 years of service and was a member of the Delta Pioneers. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 12 ...

March 24, 2011 | | OBITS


Ruth Skolfield

Mrs. Ruth T. Skolfield, age 82, of Conyers, passed away on March 18, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Frederick. She is survived by four daughters and their husbands, Carol and Michael Long of Jefferson, Linda and Richard Williamson of Grayson, Gayle and Ken Edwards of Monroe, and Sandra and Mark Thompson of Conyers; seven grandchildren, Brittney Stoops, Kenneth Christie, Michael Christie, Kelly Lee, Kristi Roberson, Christopher Thompson, and Jenna Thompson; 4 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A private memorial service will be held with Rev. Josef Buffaloe officiating. The family will receive ...

March 22, 2011 | | OBITS


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OBIT: Douglas Stephen Bennett

Mr. Douglas Stephen Bennett, 65, of Conyers, died Friday, October 24, 2014 after a long illness.

October 31, 2014 | Shakeem Holloway | OBITS


Volunteer, founder of Rockdale Recycling Center passes away

Richard Charles (Chuck) Boelkins, II passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014.

October 27, 2014 | | OBITS


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